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Meets On Tap: Large Invitationals Dot Week Two Of T&F Schedule Todd Grasley Feb 23, 2017

The 2017 track and field season is heating up as February comes to a close. Week one saw nation leading performances, new personal bests, and much more. What does week two have in store and where can you find our coverage teams? We have all the info plus our virtual meet feature for each event. We call it Meets On Tap.

Sophomore Boys Rankings: Cooper's 45.45 400 Leads Nation Todd Grasley Feb 22, 2017

Tyrese Cooper left his mark indoors with US#1 times in the 200,300,400, and 500m dash before opening up outdoors. In his season debut, Cooper torched an US#1 45.45 at the Louie Bing Classic before being DQ'ed in the 200 for taunting. We take a look at the top 50 sophomore boys in EVERY event.

Scouting Report: Dunbar Boys Todd Grasley Feb 22, 2017

Coach Guy Thomas' Dunbar boys track and field program has come along way. Last year the team placed 15th with three athletes accumulating 16 points. Thomas gives us an inside look at this year's squad.

Freshmen Girls Rankings: Ken'naria Gadson's Range On Full Display Early Todd Grasley Feb 21, 2017

Steinbrenner freshman Ken'naria Gadson has shown her range early in the season running the 200, 400, and 800m. Gadson's personal bests of 25.32 and 56.01 at the George Jenkins Invitational and 2.19.83 Broward Elite Athletic Club Indoor/Outdoor Preseason Showcase have her ranked fourth, first, and second respectively in those events. We look at the top 50 girls in EVERY event for the class of 2020. Where do you stack up against your peers?

Scouting Report: Chiles Girls & Boys Todd Grasley Feb 21, 2017

Coach Phillip Browning enters his second year at the helm of the Chiles track and field program. In 2016, the Timberwolves boys were the 3A state champions to continue their streak to three in a row, while the girls team sent eight athletes to state and finished in a three way tie for sixth. We caught up with Browning to get an inside look at this year's team.

Winter Park's Gregory Skage Sets Pole Vault Bar High, Clears PR & FL A-T #3 16'9.25 Todd Grasley Feb 20, 2017

There's something about pole vaulting on your home turf, familiarity with the runway and your surroundings. Just ask Winter Park senior and Air Force signee Gregory Skage. Last year, at the Bob Mosher Wildcat Open he opened up his season with a new personal best of 15'9. At the 2017 edition of the meet, Skage's second meet of the season, he upped his previous best by ONE FOOT, clearing 16'9. 

Who Won The Week? Boys All-State Results Merge Todd Grasley Feb 20, 2017

Charles Rivera and Charles Hicks of Bolles clocked the fastest two times in the boys 1,600m. Meanwhile in the sprints, Tyrese Cooper made his outdoor debut with a splash running 45.45 to win the 400, but then being DQ'ed for taunting after his 200m race which he would have won. We merged the results from around the state and tallied the top 50 performances in every event to see who won the week.

LIVE UPDATES: Florida Competition Heats Up In Week One Todd Grasley Feb 18, 2017

Week one of the 2017 track and field season is under way and are we in store for some amazing performances. This will be your go to page for live updates all weekend long as well as links to all of our photo and video coverage, articles, results and more! Make sure to follow us on social media (Twitter) (Facebook) as well and get in on the action.

What Does It Take To Be #1? Girls & Boys Leaderboards Todd Grasley Feb 17, 2017

The first OFFICIAL weekend of the track and field season kicks off Friday & Saturday with meets from South Florida to the Panhandle and everywhere in between. We have already seen amazing performances across the state. See who has the top spots... for now. What does it take to be number one? Check out our girls and boys leaderboard.

Flashback Friday: 11 US#1's Set At 2016 Louie Bing Classic Todd Grasley Feb 17, 2017

For this week's Flashback Friday we rewind to the 2016 Louie Bing Classic which featured 183 national elite performances and ELEVEN US#1 performances. Check out all eleven races that burned up track including the fastest girls 400m at the time set by Southridge junior Symone Mason with a time of 53.52s! How many US#1's will be set at the 2017 edition this weekend? We'll see soon, but it's guaranteed to be very fast.